$2.95 Cauliflower Rice w/ Dates + Almonds + Olives

This cauliflower rice is a delicious meal that works well as a main meal or a side salad.


Makes: 4 main serves


1 Whole cauliflower $3.00
80g Butter $0.75
30ml White wine vinegar $0.25
1/2 Red onion, thinly sliced $0.20
100g Pitted Medjool dates, chopped $2.60
150g Green Olives, sliced $1.50
75g Roasted almonds, chopped $2.25
2 Teaspoon sumac $0.10
1/2 Teaspoon chilli flakes $0.05
1 Handful of baby spinach leaves $0.80
2 Tablespoon lemon juice $0.30

Per meal




Combine onion and dates in a bowl with vinegar and pinch of salt. Leave to marinate for 20 minutes. Make the cauliflower rice by cutting into florets and blend in a food processor until similar consistency to rice/cous-cous. In a pan, add butter, oil and raw cauliflower rice and stir on a medium heat for 5-8 minutes until cooked. Stir through onions and dates mixture along with the remaining ingredients into the cauliflower rice. Serve warm.


This picture originally came from The NY Times, it’s also a picture of a salad sans cauliflower rice and olives; also a good recipe.  


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